Operations Planner, Exeter, £26,000
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Operations Planner, Exeter, £26,000

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What do we have to offer?

An informal, no-nonsense and ambitious culture
An informal, no-nonsense and ambitious culture
Personal development through our Academies and other training courses
Personal development through our Academies and other training courses
Colleagues who like to share their passion and knowledge with you
Colleagues who like to share their passion and knowledge with you
We work For the Future of Farming. Would you like to join us?
We work For the Future of Farming. Would you like to join us?

About ForFarmers

#1 European Total Feed solutions provider
#1 European Total Feed solutions provider
Servicing over 27,000 farmers
Servicing over 27,000 farmers
Based in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Poland and the  United Kingdom
Based in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Poland and the United Kingdom
Listed since 2016 on Euronext Amsterdam
Listed since 2016 on Euronext Amsterdam

Overview

Hours
40
Employment
Fulltime
Category
Production
Location
Exeter

What is the role of a Planner at ForFarmers? 

 

The Operations (Raw Materials) Planner reports directly to the Production Manager and is responsible for maintaining raw materials/finished goods stock holding against customer requirements. Responsible for converting the logistics plan into an efficient production plan for the mill, to deliver the required product on time /in full to the customer. Stock management administration and physical stock control. 

What are the benefits of working for ForFarmers UK?

  • £26,000 PA plus a range of benefits including:
  • Employee Assistance Programme (offering support on a range of topics).
  • Healthcare cover.
  • No two days are the same offering variety in your role with opportunities to visit different sites, customers and suppliers.
  • Options to enhance your pension after 12 months service (increased employer contributions).
  • Opportunities to grow personally and develop within the business
  • Cycle to work scheme, B&Q Trade card offering 10% discounts in-store and online.

 Key responsibilities and duties of the role include: 

  • Management of site-based stock levels ensuring replenishment in a timely manner whilst also utilising available FF fleet resource 

  • Convert the logistics plan into a deliverable production plan utilising resources available at the best efficiency 

  • Conduct daily stock counts in line with MIVA and generator weekly report with cost variances 

  • Interrogate OTIF reports and issue reasons for the root cause of failures  

  • Participate in the Tier accountability process and update the daily vis board 

  • Ensure scheduled deliveries are made on time and in full  

  • Use route cause analysis on failures to adherence to production plan and put corrective actions in place 

  • Booking in and out Raw material deliveries and sampling .

  • Management of stock holding to agreed financial and physical targets .

  • Fully assist in the monthly stock take process. Working with the Production Manager to achieve the company’s stock taking scheduling. 

  • Undertake weighbridge duties. Dealing with RM/FP queries as well as customer collections. 

  • Working closely with other departments (CSD/Transport) to maintain an effective and efficient Supply Chain. 

 

The successful candidate will have:  

  • experience of stock and inventory control both with computerised and physical stock systems 

  • Attention to detail  and good organisational skills

  • Good written and verbal communicator  and a good telephone manner

  • Outgoing personality and the ability to work as part of a functional team 

  • The ability to work shifts as agreed between 6am and 6pm and rotated weekends. Flexible in working hours outside of standard shift patterns particularly in winter 

  • Desirable – experience in, or an understanding of, the agriculture and farming sector would be advantageous but not essential.

 

Are you the Planner we are looking for? 

If so, please send your CV with a covering letter through to Jeanette Wilton.